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UK Accounting Manager, AVP

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Mar 27, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
This managerial position has responsibility for managing the day to day Fund Accounting administration service ensuring that all deliverables are produced and dispatched on time and in accordance with client service level agreements and agreed quality standards.
You will act as a senior escalation point within the team for all internal State Street and Client related queries and is expected to take ownership or delegate as appropriate.
The candidate is also be responsible for the management of staff, ensuring that all staff are trained, coached and developed in line with their role and development pathways.
The Accounting AVP is directly responsible for leading projects, performing team and department level analysis of the process, running initiatives related to all aspects of the business at departmental level.

We are looking for exceptional individuals to help drive this continued success and contribute positively to our market leading position

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Delivery (GD UK). GDUK gives asset owners and managers access to the essential financial tools they need to deliver effective investment solutions. From core custody, accounting, fund administration and shareholder recordkeeping, to complete operations solutions and servicing for alternative assets like OTC derivatives, private equity and real estate, GDUK' tools help our clients make better investment choices and act on growth opportunities.
Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

The Assistant Vice President (AVP) will manage the accounting delivery process ensuring that all deliverables are quality controlled and dispatched on time, in accordance with client service level agreements. Key management priorities include:
  • Cash and Stock escalation
  • NAV production and disemincation oversight
  • Reporting oversight
  • Accounting query resolution
  • Near Miss and Error logging

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Fund Administration experience essential, preferably at a large financial institution
  • Demonstrate good understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Ability to manage day to day workflow of a pricing team
  • Experience of staff management
  • IAQ qualified
  • Flexible and positive attitude
  • Good leadership skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Business degree from University or equivalent/relevant market experience

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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